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conscientious
 a.  wishing to do what is right, especially to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly; diligent; responsible; reliable
Example Sentence:
1  Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ingnorance and conscientious stupidity.
2  We are generally very conscientious about our work.
3  The conscientious researcher is careful to avoid up the pole and omission.
4  Though Alfred is scrupulous in fulfilling his duties at work, he is less conscientious about his obligations to his family and friends.
5  With 'go green' becoming the hottest mantra in all spheres of life, some conscientious Vizagites are giving their Diwali festivities too an eco-friendly twist this year.
6  This practical, hands-on book shows you how to build or remodel conscientiously, whether your dream home is a simple house or a brand-new multimillion-dollar mansion.
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  The other girl, Daisy, made an attempt to rise--she leaned slightly forward with a conscientious expression--then she laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh, and I laughed too and came forward into the room.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  I took dinner usually at the Yale Club--for some reason it was the gloomiest event of my day--and then I went upstairs to the library and studied investments and securities for a conscientious hour.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  We all wish her extremely happy; and Mrs. Ferrars's conduct throughout the whole, has been such as every conscientious, good mother, in like circumstances, would adopt.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37
4  Mihail Vassilievitch Sludin, the chief secretary, was a straightforward, intelligent, good-hearted, and conscientious man, and Alexey Alexandrovitch was aware of his personal goodwill.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 21
5  After the most conscientious revision the book had last year been published, and had been distributed among the booksellers.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 1
6  Mrs. Peniston, who was a conscientious woman, had forwarded them all to Bellomont.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
7  But she was the best and most conscientious of stepmothers, and back I had to go to my room.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
8  Nor are the most conscientious compilations of Natural History for the benefit of the young and tender, free from the same heinousness of mistake.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
9  He would not, however, yield immediately to the young man's request, but made a few conscientious objections.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
10  Well, I have not intercepted your confidence, and yet I know all that as well as you, and I have no conscientious scruples.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
11  She is conscientious, and I have no fear of her treating him unkindly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY
12  He deferred his departure a whole week, and during that time he made me feel what severe punishment a good yet stern, a conscientious yet implacable man can inflict on one who has offended him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
13  I hope I should not have been influenced myself in a wrong way, and I am sure my father was too conscientious to have allowed it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  I am not sure that as a conscientious detective my first duty is not to arrest the whole household.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
15  His slumber was complete and conscientious.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—SOME PETTICOAT